Stagestruck: Sitting Targets
Feb17

Stagestruck: Sitting Targets

Years ago, when I was living in England, one day the doorbell rang and there stood two painfully clean-cut young men in white dress shirts, narrow ties and pearly smiles. “Hello!” one of them grinned, holding up a serious-looking volume. “My name is Elder Smith, this is Elder Jones, and we would like to share with you this most amazing book.” They were, of course, Mormons, posted to London for their two-year missionary tour of duty....

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Love Trumps Hate: Transgender women find romance in an insane world
Feb06

Love Trumps Hate: Transgender women find romance in an insane world

In a warm cottage at the end of a dirt road in Jacksonville, Vermont, Brianna Harris and Amy McNeil discuss the “creepy” side of their relationship. The couple, a ski resort grounds keeper and an engineer who have been together for seven years, exchange knowing glances. “It is very freaky at times,” says Harris, 55. “I’ve gotten used to it,” says McNeil. “Many, many, many times over through the years,” Harris goes on to explain, “I’ll...

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Love is in the Ear: The Alternative Bangin’ Sex Playlist
Feb06

Love is in the Ear: The Alternative Bangin’ Sex Playlist

Feel like makin’ love? You could bang along to the radio Top 40, Advocate reader, but that’s probably not your style. If you’re not into Selena Gomez, Ed Sheerhan, or Calvin Harris — ugh — we’ve got you covered with alternative love songs. Because metal heads, rude bois, club queens, kweens, and hipsters need love, too. “Push It” — Salt-N-Pepa An oldie, but a goodie; the song puts sex on the agenda no matter where you hear it. “The...

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The V-Spot: Open Sex, Closed Convos
Feb06

The V-Spot: Open Sex, Closed Convos

I’ve been in an on-again/off-again, oftentimes long-distance, relationship with my for-now ex-boyfriend for six years. Right now we have a “when we’re together, we’re together” arrangement and we’ve defined our relationship as open in the past. Well, things are shifting again and we’re thinking about moving toward being more seriously together, but still long-distance and open. If we decide to get back together, I’d like one of my...

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Must Love Dogs: Dating Apps for Everyone
Feb06

Must Love Dogs: Dating Apps for Everyone

If you have a cellphone and the ability to access the internet,no one has to celebrate a Valentine’s day alone anymore. Now there is a separate outlet for specific needs to accommodate the growing culture of online dating. Want to find a date that definitely is into dogs? Twindog has your back. Whether you want to find love or to be entertained (like I was), here is the top 10 dating apps that you can download onto your phone. Luxy —...

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